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public sector

the part of an economy that consists of state-owned institutions, including nationalized industries and services provided by local authorities
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Given the precarious state of today's financial markets and their vital importance to the daily lives of the American people, government intervention is not only warranted, it is essential,'' the president said.
Strauss-Kahn told the paper that government intervention -- in the securities market, the housing market or the banking sector -- would act as a "third line of defence" to support monetary and fiscal policy.
We recognize that a market failure is a necessary, but not a sufficient, condition for improving welfare through government intervention.
It has acquired 73 acres of land, the price of which was reduced because of government intervention, he said.
Because the frequency and severity of terrorism is considered impossible to quantify in the same manner that hurricanes and natural disasters have been, insurers have refrained from offering coverage without government intervention.
Of course, in the short term government intervention can cause major dislocations.
But even with massive government intervention, the economy did not fully recover for many years.
In this futuristic world of over regulation and government intervention into every area of daily life, Joe, a resident of First City, knows instinctively that something isn't right.
Endorsing government intervention into the market to address such problems as the displacement of small farmers, Ropke insisted that intervention start at the local level and ascend to the national government only as necessary.
The government intervention in a market economy can be justified based on the need for addressing the market failures.
The chemicals' concentrations in soil at this site and one in Hanoi, Vietnam, exceeded a threshold that in the United States and Japan triggers government intervention, Tanabe and his colleagues report in an upcoming issue of Environmental Science and Technology.
We are gratified that after a full and open process, the Administration has issued a plan that recognizes the need for partnership and participation to protect cyberspace--not mandates and government intervention," said ITAA President Harris N.

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